Jrue Holiday netted 26 points as the 76ers used a big third quarter to blast the Bulls, 109-92, in Game Two of their East quarterfinal series. Lou Williams had 20 points off the bench for Philadelphia, which outscored Chicago 36-14 in the third quarter. The Sixers evened the best-of-seven series at a game apiece with the win. Joakim Noah finished with 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Bulls in their first playoff game without the injured Derrick Rose. Carlos Boozer was held to nine points on 4-of-10 shooting in the loss.
Boston Celtics 87, Atlanta Hawks 80
(Best-of-seven Eastern quarterfinal tied, 1-1)
Los Angeles Lakers 104, Denver Nuggets 100
(Lakers lead best-of-seven Western quarterfinal, 2-0)